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Disappointing View from Cutler Cliff

We had high hopes for this hike because its rating is so high. Clearly, a ton of work went into... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
Probably should help to keep this spot a secret!

We came to the area specifically to go on this hike. We weren't disappointed. It was worth the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Camden, Maine
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Coast comprised of high cliffs.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Machias, ME
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had high hopes for this hike because its rating is so high. Clearly, a ton of work went into creating the path to the cliff because several spots cross through wetlands and needed elevated foot bridges. However, the ocean view at the end was...More

Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We came to the area specifically to go on this hike. We weren't disappointed. It was worth the two and a half hour drive from home. The weather was great. The views are incredible. We hiked a total of 10 miles with our 12 year...More

Thank raptor86
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We hiked the Cutler Coastal Preserve Land trail on our way up to Campobello Island. We hiked the West Quoddy Head Coast trail as we were leaving the island. The first hike we had fog but he coastline was amazing and the very challenging hike...More

Thank 1Jeanette49
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Since we have a summer home here, I'm somewhat biased. What you will find are beautiful expansive areas where tourists are not. What you won't find are shopping outlets - actually not much in the way of shopping at all.

Thank Denise E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I drove and hiked areas on the Bold coast. So glad I did. Beautiful vistas every where and good restaurants here and there as well. I will return.

Thank lisatmp
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Great, short hike thru forest to coastal overlook -- only 1.4 miles one way. Great views of the coast, crashing waves, rocks.

1  Thank Shemont
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Jasper Beach near Machias, ME is one of hidden gems of the area. Not a sand beach, but rounded water-smoothed stones in multiple colors. The view is truly spectacular with trees, islands and a light house off in the far distance while you listen to...More

2  Thank Loreen F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The views are spectacular (as they are on much of the coast in Washington Cty). I don't think we've ever been the only hikers on the trail.

1  Thank Liz S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Bold Coast trail in Machias may take some work getting to, but is completely worth the effort. The trail is well marked and in great shape. About half the trail goes through fields, marshes, and forests which are pristine and beautiful, while the other...More

Thank Curtis L
Reviewed 22 October 2016

As I read the previous reviews, I realized some people wrote about the Bold Coast drive and others wrote about the actual Bold Coast hiking trail--two very different things obviously. We hiked the thirteen mile Bold Coast loop trail (there is a shorter 5.8 mile...More

2  Thank lucy5976
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Sue R
11 July 2016|
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Response from Freddie121853 | Reviewed this property |
I would stay in either East Machias @ the Riverside Inn, or in Machias @ either the Machias River Inn or the Inn @ Schoppee Farm. Both the Inn @ Schoppee Farm and the Riverside Inn are great little inns with wonderfully nice... More
21 May 2016|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Greetings! It can be as long as you want it to be...you can retrace your path. There are also longer and shotter hikes...what I have done takes about 2 hours...but you could go for several more hours if you wanted. I'D... More